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COVID19 & Fake News
20 October 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fake News, disinformation and COVID19 they are often mentioned in the same sentence. What issues does Fake News have upon policy implementation and how can fake news be counteracted? These questions will be discussed with five experts from a legal, policy and media perspective. The panel will be chaired by Dr Maria O’Brien researcher in Media & Policy and will host five panelists.
Fritz Siregar, Electoral Commissioner Indonesia: Fake News & Policy Implementation
Dr Eileen Culloty, Researcher Future Media: Dissuading the public to share Fake News
Ethan Shattock, Researcher Maynooth: Fake News & Censorship
Barbara Gormley, Researcher DCU Communications: Pandemics & Communication